"Subjects and Predicates"
- Identify the parts of a sentence;
- Define a subject;
- Define a predicate;
- Form sentences;
- Use subject and predicate correctly in writing and speaking;
Start the lesson by displaying the slide#3 and ask your students if they remember what main parts make a sentence. Then using slide #5 confirm the concept.
Then, watch a YouTube video " The Tale of Mr. Morton" uploaded by School House Rock!
After watching the video clip, ask a volunteer to share his/her opinion what a subject is. Discuss the answer and display the slide #9. Then, ask another volunteer to share his/her opinion what a predicate is. Discuss the answer and display the slide #10. Practice finding the subject in a sentence by following the instruction of the slide #11.
Review the concept of the lesson by asking your students to participate in interactive activities (flash quizzes) displayed on the slides #12 - 13.
Apply your knowledge:
Ask your students to do the exercises on the page #9 on their Grammar Practice Book. Encourage your pupils to use the online Grammar Glossary for unknown words.
Prepare for a short 5 - 10 minutes quiz based on the concept of lesson 3 "Subjects and Predicates". Use Quizlet.com as a platform for your practice.
Start the lesson by reviewing the comprehension of the concept of previous lesson and ask the following questions:
- Q1: Can you explain what are the basic block of a sentence and giving an example?
- Q2: What is the difference between a sentence and a fragment?
- Q3: Can you explain what a subject is and give an example?
- Q4: Who can explain what a predicate is and give an example?
Display the slide #16. Give out the sheets with the quiz. Students have no longer than 10 minutes to complete the worksheet with the quiz.
Display the slide #17. Ask your students to do the exercises on the pages #10 - 12 on their Grammar Practice Book. Encourage your pupils to use the online Grammar Glossary for unknown words. After the students are done, ask them to switch the practice book with a partner and correct the answers with a different color pen/ pencil, while discussing each answer aloud.
Display the slide #18 and ask your students to use Venn diagram to compare and contrast the subjects and predicates. (The answers are provided on the slide #19).
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